Diabetes Day 2019

Turning Over a New Leaf: Preventing Diabetes Complications

Our 11th Annual Diabetes Day was a Huge Success!

Thinking Positively. Eating Healthy. Exercising Often. Feeling Good. = Our 2019 Diabetes Day Motto!

This year’s event welcomed nearly 170 community members to our campus. It featured a wide variety of activities enjoyed by all, including:

Choose This, Not That

Have you ever gone to the grocery store and wondered what both tastes good and is good for you? Diabetes Educator Susan Zikos walked the audience through a Live Healthy Grocery Shopping Demonstration to showcase what the “right” choices were!

Cook This, Not That

A Healthy (yet delicious!) Food Demonstration which featured a Tuscan White Bean Soup made by our Nutrition Services department, our Nutrition Services Director, Chef Tom, and the grocery list items found by Susan.

Returning Favorites

The ABC’s of Free Testing

Once again, we provided the following screenings free of charge through our various services and schools:

  • A1c
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Dexa Scan
  • Foot Checks
  • Glucose test
  • Weight, Height, and BMI Checks

A Community Room
Filled with local groups who have the shared goal of keeping you safe and healthy.

An Information Area
A room chock-full of even MORE must-have Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyle pamphlets, guides, and booklets.

A special thanks to Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing and School of Radiography students, our Laboratory, and The Wound Care  Center for providing scans and testing for attendees!

Other Favorites:

  • Educational sessions and lectures
  • Free samples and raffles, including the Grand Prize of a Westinghouse Air Fryer!
  • Vendor booths with diabetic supplies and services
  • Free Parking with shuttle

Thank you to our 2019 Diabetes Day Vendors!

Heritage Valley Health System

Heritage Valley Health System Life Smart Program

Ohio Valley Hospital’s ADA Recognized Diabetes Program

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Pain Treatment Center

Ohio Valley Hospital Physician Services

Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

Ohio Valley Hospital School of Radiography

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Sleep Evaluation Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s The Wound Care Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit

The Willows Senior Living, an Ohio Valley Hospital affiliate

Advanced Kidney Care

Aetna Better Health of PA


Eagle Medical Equipment

Gallagher Home Health Services


Primary Care Pharmacy Services

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Sanaljon Specialty Footwear

Senior Insurance Products

Sewickley Eye Group

UnitedHealthcare Community & State

Western & Southern Life

Thank you to our 2019 Diabetes Day Community Room Partners!

The Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

American Diabetes Association

Focus on Renewal

The Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council

Quality Insights

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Location and Contact Us

OVH’s Diabetes Day is typically held in our Josephine Roseta Auditorium
Located on the 1st floor of the Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing Building
25 Heckel Road, Kennedy Township, PA 15136

If you’re looking for current help with nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices please visit:

Outpatient Dietitian

If you are interested in learning more about diabetic care, please visit:

Diabetes Education

2018 Photos (stay tuned for a 2019 slideshow; or visit our Facebook page for more!)